White Card Canberra Online

In order to do construction work in Canberra, one must first complete Construction Induction training, commonly referred to as White Card training. This is a mandatory work health and safety course that must be done before beginning work.



6 Hours (Includes Breaks)

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Virtual Classroom (via Zoom)

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Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry

Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry CPCWHS1001

White Card training course is delivered and statements of attainment are issued by Edway Training (91401). Edway Training is approved by WorkSafe ACT and accredited by the Australian Skills and Quality Authority (ASQA) to deliver this training course.
White Card Canberra Course Information
  • Construction Induction training is required for:
    • all persons who carry out construction work, including site managers and supervisors, surveyors
    • labourers and tradespersons, who access operational construction zones unaccompanied or not directly supervised by an inducted person
    • all persons whose employment causes them to routinely enter operational construction zones
  • After successfully completing the General Construction Induction Training, the registered training organisation will issue the person with certification. The person must then apply to Access Canberra for a General Construction Induction Card within 60 days of the certification being issued. For more information, visit Access Canberra website.
  • You may apply to replace your lost, stolen or damaged WorkSafe ACT issued plastic card by completing the Construction and workplace licensing application for a replacement card online and paying the prescribed fee.
  • This course supersedes and is equivalent to CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry. WorkSafe ACT recognises Statements of Attainment issued under a new unit of competency.
White Card Canberra Course Details

What Will You Receive

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive:

  • Statement of Attainment

What Will You Learn

Construction Induction training covers Work Health and Safety (WHS) related topics, such as

  • Health and safety legislative requirements of construction work
  • Construction hazards and risk control measures
  • Plan and prepare for safe work practices
  • Health and safety communication and reporting processes
  • Incident and emergency response procedures

Nationally Accepted

WorkSafe ACT issued white cards are accepted all across Australia.

White Card Canberra Course Requirements


To attend a training session, you’ll require to have a device (laptop, desktop or tablet) that is compatible with Zoom.

To test if your device is compatible, visit zoom test page.

To check zoom’s technical requirements, refer to the Zoom Technical Requirements section of the terms and conditions page.

CLASS CANNOT BE COMPLETED if participant does not have access to Zoom

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

To attend the class, you MUST have the following PPE available prior to the beginning of the class.

PPE is available for sale through the hardware warehouses (such as Bunning or RSEA).

Please note that PPE must meet Australian Standards (refer to below list for standards and examples).

According to the WorkSafe VIC, following PPE is required

1. Head Protection (hard hat) (AS/NZS 1801 Occupational protective helmets) See Bunnings UniSafe Yellow Type 1 ABS Safety Helmet

2. Eye Protection (AS 1337.1 Personal eye protection, Eye and face protectors for occupational applications) See Bunnings EyeShileds Safety Glasses

3. Hearing Protection (AS/NZS 1270 Acoustics – Hearing protectors) See Bunnings 3M Disposable Ear Plugs

4. High visibility reflective vest (AS/NZS 4602.1 High visibility safety garments class day/night and AS/NZS 1906.4 – Retroreflective materials & High Visibility materials for safety garments) See Bunnings UniSafe Large Orange Hi-Vis Day / Night Safety Vest

ENTRY TO THE COURSE WILL BE REFUSED if does participant does not provide required PPE.

LLN (Language, Literacy and Numeracy)

The basic understanding, reading and writing of English is required. Use of interpreters and translators is not allowed.

As part of our pre-training review, all students are required to complete LLN indicator to determine a student’s eligibility for enrolment into their selected course.

All students enrolling into any Edway Training course must have LLN skills to do simple calculations, understand English well enough to be able to read, write, and provide verbal responses to questions in English to undertake training and assessment in any of our courses.

For further information on student support services please refer to the Student Handbook.

USI (Unique Student Identifier)

From 1 January 2015, every student who undertakes nationally recognised Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Australia is required to have a USI.

STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED if a participant does not provide a valid USI number.

All participants MUST provide their USI.

USI can be obtained via www.usi.gov.au


Participants should be available 15 minutes prior to the scheduled starting time of the course to complete the necessary registration checks.

ENTRY TO THE COURSE WILL BE REFUSED if a participant arrives 15 min after the scheduled starting time.


Participants must provide one form of photo I.D. (e.g. passport, Australian driver’s licence, proof of age card, student card).

Please note that non-Australian Driver’s Licences are not accepted.

After completing registration online, ID needs to be uploaded into the LMS and then presented during the Zoom training session.

STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED if participants do not provide a valid form of I.D.


VISA and MASTERCARD cards are accepted for the online payments (0% surcharge fee).

INVOICE $149.00
This payment method ONLY applies to companies and employment agencies.

A valid Purchase Order / Authority to Invoice MUST be submitted prior to the day of training.

For more information, please refer to the ‘Invoice Payment Procedure’ section of the confirmation email.

*Terms & Conditions apply.


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